Field Journal of Alvah
I've decided to go into the field to study microbes found in swamps. There is so much diversity there that the possibility for undiscovered specimen is high, and I'm determined to be the one to find them. Who knows what medical possibilities these new microbes could be capable of. To make this easier on me, I'll be camping out in the swamp for a few days. I brought my portable microscope, a tent, and a few survival supplies curtesy of both dads and Aunt Mara. I've found a good campsite to be my base so hopefully things will go smoothly.
Something tried to attack me last night. I'm not sure what it was, but luckily it couldn't get into my tent. All I know is that it was small and oozing a slimy, gooey substance. The goo was all over the campsite. I took a sample of it, but I hope it doesn't come back. It made distressing growls and mumbles, like it was rabid.
Anyway, I was able to get a few samples of the water today. While I haven't fo